Resources Tagged With 'Family Stories'
A Boy Changed, but not Defined, by his Injury

Ethan LaPorte was burned at age 6 when a family friend poured gasoline over the coals of a fire. He and his mother, Sara, have had a long journey of recovery and forgiveness.

Parent And Child Kids The Journey Back Forgiveness Survivor Story Family Stories
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A Newlywed Couple Faces the Challenge of a Lifetime

Firefighter Mitch Dryer suffered severe burn injuries when pinned under burning debris from a ceiling collapse. He and his wife, Aimee, tell the story of their journey of burn recovery - together.

Firefighter Burn Survivor Family Stories Burn-injured firefighter Phoenix WBC Phoenix World Burn Congress Phoenix SOAR Getting back to living Emotional Healing Survivor Stories
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Evelin Fátima Durán: Siguiendo El Camino

Con sólo 17 años, Evelin Fátima Durán es cariñosa, bien hablada y valiente. Sueña con hacer una diferencia en el mundo y usar su experiencia para ayudar a los demás. Más sabia que otras de su edad, desde luego Evelin tiene una historia para contar—- una de superviviencia de una quemadura y la amputación de su brazo derecho: una de recuperación, rehabilitación, y aceptación; una de tratar de seguir su camino de una manera que ayuda a los demás.

Teens Getting Back to Life Family Stories Amputatio Burn Injuries and Amputation burns and amputations Survivor Stories Jess Irven
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Family Learns Lessons in Coping from People and Animals

The Duckworth family had a long journey when their 6-year-old daughter Lane was burn-injured. Through support from both the humans and the animals in their lives, they worked to get Lane back to a normal life.

Parent And Child Getting Back to Life Kids Family Stories Survivor Stories Kathy Edwards Parent Child Resources
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Family Support: Key to Recovery

Stefanie Bello Stote, was burned to more than 75% of her body when a transformer exploded in an electrical substation she was investigating as part of her job. She found strength in her family and her daughter as she healed.

Women's Stories Families and Friends 2015 Burn Survivor Workshop Parent And Child Family Stories Getting back to living Family support Phoenix World Burn Congress Survivor Stories
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Getting Through the Fire: One Couple’s Guidebook for “Surviving Survival”

When firefighter Lionel Crowther was burned on the job, he and his wife were in for a long journey. They faced changes in their relationship and struggles that went far beyond the physical impact of the burn injury.

Firefighter Burn Survivors Family Stories Burn Injured firefighter Phoenix SOAR Phoenix SOAR Firefighters Phoenix World Burn Congress Survivor Stories Getting Getting back to living Caregiver Fatigue
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How Shifting the Focus to Gratitude Helped My Family Heal

Alicia Assad, mother of a burn survivor, tells the story of the injury and recovery of her then 2-year-old son, William. She shares her efforts of consciously seeking gratitude as a technique to increase positive emotion, gain strength during challenging moments, and increase her ability to cope under stress.

Family Stories Burn injured children Getting back to living Wellness Survivor Stories Gratitude Healing Alicia Assad
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Jill Sproul and Kevin Cook: A Story of Hope

Does everything really happen for a reason? How does someone maintain hope in the face of a devastating trauma? These are two of the biggest questions faced by many burn survivors and their immediate caregivers. This article addresses both questions through the lens of a love story, the story of how Jill Sproul and Kevin Cook lost much but found each other.

Family Stories Love and Burn Injury Survivor Stories Burn survivors and hope Getting back to living Hope and Healing Men's Stories Women's Stories Jill Sproul Kevin Cook James Bosch
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Ohio Survivor and Family SOARs and Gives Back So Others Can

Four years after a near fatal explosion changed their lives forever, an Ohio burn survivor and his family are giving back. Tony Nuss became a trained Phoenix SOAR peer supporter to help other survivors.

Men's Stories Giving Back Getting back to living Family Stories Phoenix SOAR Survivor Stories
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Survivor Hones Recipe For Recovery From Traumatic Burn Injury

Cooking is the spice of life for Sabina Qureshi. It’s a poignant irony that Sabina’s clothing accidentally caught fire while she was preparing food for a relative with an injury. Although used to taking care of others, she had to learn to accept the assistance from her family and friends...

Women's Stories Getting Back to Life Phoenix World Burn Congress Phoenix SOAR Kathy Edwards Survivor Stories Family Stories Phoenix World Burn Congress Anxiety attacks
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